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Leather, Hide & Skin Wholesaling in the UK: Market Research Report

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Leather, Hide & Skin Wholesaling Market Research Report | SIC G46.240 | Mar 2016

Hiding to nothing: Revenue is likely to decrease further as foreign operators increase competition

The Leather, Hide & Skin Wholesaling market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Crest JMT Leather Ltd Crest JMT Leather Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£422m
Annual Growth 11-16
-2.7%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
1,137
Businesses
152
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Leather, Hide and Skin Wholesaling industry is estimated to contract over the five years through 2015-16. This is due to volatile leather and livestock prices in addition to changes in downstream leather product manufacturing industries, such as leather furniture and footwear. Bovine leather is the largest product category in the industry, accounting for approximately 75.2% of revenue. As a result, the industry is highly dependent on trends and activities in downstream leather product manufacturing industries. Increased competition from substitute products has negatively affected industry growth over the past five years, though higher purchasing and selling prices drove industry revenue higher in some years... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

Revenue of the Leather, Hide and Skin Wholesaling industry is expected be moderately volatile over the five years through 2015-16, with a general downward trend in industry revenue.

Industry operating profit levels have been squeezed over the past five years due to difficulties in passing on high purchasing costs to customers. This has caused many industry wholesalers to struggle. Costs were subsequently passed on to downstream manufacturers. Industry revenue declines, especially during the first half of the five years through 2015-16, were exacerbated by falls in downstream manufacturing across the United Kingdom, particularly manufacturing of leather footwear, clothing, handbags and accessories. Inc.. purchase to read more

 


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What is the Leather, Hide & Skin Wholesaling Industry?

Companies in this industry wholesale hides, skins and leather. They sell these products to downstream companies, such as apparel and furniture manufacturers.

Industry Products
Bovine leather - prime cattleBovine leather - adult cattleSheepskins and sheep leather
 
Industry Activities
Hide wholesaling Skin wholesaling Leather wholesaling


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